24 July 2012, 09:36 AM ET
A mechanical engineer from New York University's Polytechnic Institute explains the how helmets for olympics sports boxing, equestrian and cycling are designed and constructed.
04 July 2012, 08:58 PM ET
The findings could be applied to treating dementia in humans.
25 June 2012, 07:09 PM ET
A photo taken during surgery takes the 2012 Wellcome Trust photography award.
10 June 2012, 03:30 PM ET
Social touch and emotion are more closely connected in the brain than thought.
31 May 2012, 02:00 PM ET
When it comes to social behaviors, like mating and aggressive acts, the underlying decision making process in the brain is the same in birds, reptiles, mammals and fish.
04 May 2012, 11:36 AM ET
A copy error created a duplicate gene that changed our brains.
03 May 2012, 09:38 AM ET
Your age, emotional state and even type of activity can affect how you perceive time.
01 May 2012, 08:40 AM ET
Here are the sex differences in the brain that are backed by science.
30 April 2012, 07:41 PM ET
Some personality traits appear to be linked with the risk of developing Parkinson's disease.
27 April 2012, 03:48 PM ET
Scientists are learning more and more about what goes on while we sleep.
24 April 2012, 05:21 PM ET
A drug used to treat Parkinson's disease may make people less impulsive.
23 April 2012, 03:37 PM ET
In fact, such self-directed speech is good for your noggin'.
03 April 2012, 02:31 PM ET
Women smokers may not respond as well nicotine-replacement therapies as men, a new study suggests.
02 April 2012, 10:47 AM ET
The discovery was made through a technology called diffusion spectrum MRI which looks at brain images in fine detail.
01 April 2012, 09:38 AM ET
Don't worry, human mind control is still a ways off, researchers say.
29 March 2012, 11:41 AM ET
A deep investigation of the brain's structure reveals a surprisingly simple organization of sheets of fibers, twisted with the convolutions of the brain like folded cloth.
25 March 2012, 02:41 PM ET
Fatty diets make brain regions break out with new brain-cell growth.
16 March 2012, 12:18 PM ET
Do you swoon at the site of a cooing infant?
12 March 2012, 08:34 AM ET
Alzheimer's afflicts millions, two thirds of them women.
06 March 2012, 04:18 PM ET
Your best creative time is not when you think it is.
04 March 2012, 09:37 AM ET
A physicist hopes to find out if we can see what Einstein dubbed "spooky action at a distance."
02 March 2012, 07:25 AM ET
A European neuroscientist hopes to build a virtual human brain. We asked him how he plans to do it, and why.
01 March 2012, 05:24 PM ET
A European neuroscientist hopes to build a virtual human brain. He'll do it in seven steps.
29 February 2012, 11:10 PM ET
Did the whole human race just got a little dumber?
29 February 2012, 05:56 PM ET
Animal and human emotions are very different, but rooted in the same "survival circuits," researcher Joseph Le Doux says
24 February 2012, 12:27 PM ET
Caloric intake may be linked to cognitive impairment as we age.
23 February 2012, 08:36 AM ET
Researchers have pinpointed characteristics that make some forms of abstract motion more preferred than others.
21 February 2012, 11:12 AM ET
Exposure to even low levels of flame retardants may impact the brain of a developing fetus, possibly contributing to autism risk, researchers say.
09 February 2012, 03:19 PM ET
Memory formation in fruit flies is simpler than once thought. Could this be true for humans, too?
02 February 2012, 05:13 PM ET
Men are hard-wired to remember unpleasant emotional experiences — the opposite of women.
31 January 2012, 07:01 PM ET
The orbital prefrontal cortex helps us understand how others feel.
30 January 2012, 03:01 PM ET
Nurturing your children not only affects their mental development, but also their brain development.
20 January 2012, 04:31 PM ET
Does your acceptance or rejection of evolution depend on what your gut is telling you?
17 January 2012, 05:01 PM ET
Insomnia may lessen the strength of an emotional memory.
16 January 2012, 04:01 PM ET
The brain quickly adjusts when a person uses a sling or cast after injuring their arm, a new study shows.
10 January 2012, 06:26 PM ET
Scientists use "prediction errors" to understand the brain's natural optimism.